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AMERICAN SAMOA PROTECTION COVERAGE

American Samoa

19

Protected Area Count

0

Management Effectiveness Assessments

35,489.58 km² / 406,816.03 km² (8.72%) Protected

Marine

33.37 km² / 210.58 km² (15.85%) Protected

Terrestrial

These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory.

Source: from ProtectedPlanet.net.

BIODIVERSITY

Species
Total: 1450
Endemic: 0
Threatened: 9
Threatened Endemic: 0
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Key Biodiversity Areas

No data available.

Warm Water Coral Data
Total Area: km2
Protected Area: km2
Protected Percentage: %

Original dataset provided by UNEP-WCMC (2021)

UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2023,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Feb 2023, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
Available at: www.protectedplanet.net.
Designation Reported Area Reported Marine Area IUCN Category Management Plan Status Status Year WDPA ID
Rose Atoll Marine National Monument 34783.90km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2009 555672183
Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refu National Wildlife Refuge 6.75km² 0.00km² Ib c Designated 2009 555665489
Alega Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.15km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2013 555655549
Ofu Vaoto Marine Park Marine Protected Area 0.38km² 0.38km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1994 555655666
Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge 6.75km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1973 555656106
Aua Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.34km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2003 555614453
Masausi Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.20km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2002 555614454
Poloa Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.36km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2001 555614455
Vatia Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.62km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2003 555614456
Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge Marine Protected Area 6.75km² 6.75km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1973 2936
Fagamalo Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.45km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 2003 555614457
Rose Atoll Marine National Monument Marine Protected Area 34800.68km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2009 400012
Matu'u & Faganeanea Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.32km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2005 555614458
National Park of American Samoa Marine Protected Area 43.16km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1988 555556172
Sa'ilele Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.08km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 2005 555614459
National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa Marine Protected Area 35121.65km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 1986 555586873
Amanave Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.34km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 2009 555614450
Alofau Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.32km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2001 555614451
Amaua & Auto Village Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 0.37km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2003 555614452